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sloop rig

Origin of sloop rig
First recorded in 1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • In single-handers under 20 feet top measure the sloop rig will work very decently.

    On Yachts and Yacht Handling Thomas Fleming Day
  • There is the cutter rig, yawl rig, sloop rig, and the ketch rig.

    Boys' Book of Model Boats Raymond Francis Yates
  • A sloop rig without topsail is called a jib and mainsail (Fig. 149).

    Boat-Building and Boating Daniel Carter Beard
  • The above constitute the main spars and sails of a boat of the sloop rig.

    Practical Boat-Sailing Douglas Frazar
  • The Lighter is a small, rough, clumsy species of coasting-vessel, usually of the sloop rig.

    Man on the Ocean R.M. Ballantyne

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